Joel Ippolito is CEO and Owner. He joined the family business in 1974. Joel has been in the produce business all his life, and in addition to Ippolito Fruit & Produce, he owns and is CEO of Ippolito Transportation Inc., and has an ownership interest in Ippolito International, Queen Victoria Farms and Ippolito Produce (Food Terminal). Joel is Past Board member of Canadian Produce Marketing Association (CPMA) and Past President of the Hamilton Golf and Country Club (HGCC). In 2019, Joel was the Burlington Chamber of Commerce Distinguished Entrepreneur winner.